4mm 8 Plait Pre Stretched Rope

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  • 4mm 8 Plait Pre Stretched Polyester Rope

    8 plait pre-stretched polyester rope from Kingfisher is a hard wearing rope that is very low stretch and strong.

    This rope is ideal for control lines and halyards on your dinghy. Many people state that you need dyneema for halyards, this is actually not true in some cases. An 8 plait pre stretched polyester rope is perfect for halyards on smaller racing dinghies and is the rope that comes as standard.

    Ideal For

    • Control lines
    • Halyards

    Key Rope Stats and Specifications

    • Average Breaking Strain - 390kgs
    • Stretch Percentage at 20% of Breakload - 3.5%
    • Manufacturer - Kingfisher Yacht Ropes
    • Materials - Polyester

    Ordering Instructions

    This rope is sold by the meter, if you were to order a quantity of 5 you will receive one continuous 5 metre length of this rope.

    Buy a Rope Reel and Save

    We also sell this product as a 50m, 100m or 200m rope reel. Buy in bulk and save.

    Get in Touch

    Our helpful team are here to answer your rope questions and will ensure you get the best rope for the job.

    Need another colour? Not enough left in stock? Give us a call and we'll source the rope for you quickly.

    Delivery and Costs

    We try to treat delivery as a pass through cost and keep the cost to you as low as possible, on top of our already competitive product prices.

    We offer free UK standard delivery for orders over £50, this does exclude boats, trolleys, masts, booms and large items which can't be sent via standard mail.

    Any order placed by midday will leave us the same working day unless there is a lead time which we detail on the product page.

    Delivery Costs

    UK 2nd Class Small Packet - £3.99

    UK 1st Class Small Packet - £4.50

    UK 1st Class Small Packet - Over 1KG - £5.99

    DHL Next Day Courier - £8.99

    Courier - Long Items - Masts, Booms, Rig Packages Etc - £40

    Close to England - £10

    Boats, trollies and trailers - Custom quote, please get in touch

    We do not have other shipping destinations set up currently due to customs charges and the cost of shipping, this will be reviewed soon. If you would like to order an item and can't see your location simply drop us an email to with the items you are planning on ordering and your address.

  • Frequenty Asked Questions

    What is the quantity for ropes?

    The quantity is metres. If you order 5 items you will receive one 5 metre continuous length of that specific rope.

    How do I claim my first order discount?

    Simply sign up to our newsletter and we'll send your unique first order discount code.

    Do you ship to other locations?

    We are always happy to provide you with a quote for shipping, simply drop us an email to with the items you are planning on ordering and your address.

    Who are Sailing Chandlery?

    We're a team of sailors who are passionate about keeping you sailing and providing an excellent service first time. Find out more.

    I have another question?

    You can call the team on 01268 222912 or email us

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Colin Harrison
Excellent service

As per my previous order earlier this year the goods arrived earlier than expected and exactly as ordered. Second Time of ordering from them and I would highly recommend them to prospective buyers of all things sailing

Gill R.
Good service

Good quality & timely delivery

Charlie Pearson
Simple Thin Control String

Does the business. Came in several colours, so good for discriminating different functions on the boat

Brian Horbury
Excellent service

Great choice, rope was here within days


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